I went ahead and listened beforehand and found myself sucked into a book that neither of us would normally listen to. I usually listen to science fiction, historical fiction and non-fiction. While the main character in this book learns many life lessons her friend Phoebe reminds me of a friend I had when I was a girl , I found myself nodding my head about the manner that she learns them.
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It's a very interesting way in which the author is able to grasp the social influences in this age group. The scenes with the English teacher made me smile when the kids completely missed the point of the exercise, though I admit that the teacher went a bit overboard and was not careful in choosing the passages he read. I won't give away the end, but as an adult I could see it coming after only the first quarter of the book. I don't think my son will see it coming.
I read this book to my kids years ago on a long car ride to a ski trip. I listened to it the other day on another long car ride. What a great book!
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I loved it even more the second time. Hope Davis does a wonderful job of reading and voicing. A definite recommendation! Walk two moons, beautiful story indeed.
I'm glad we got to listen to it. If you have yet to read this beautiful classic, then this Audible version is perfect! The story is delightful, each character captures your full attention and the narrator does an excellent job of bringing all of it together in the most glorious entertaining way. Perfect for a road trip for young and old. I read this book for my daughter's literature class I was overseeing and found myself enveloped by this story. There were deep themes that made all of us think and try to make sure we walk a mile in another's moccasins.
When my book group chose this book to read, I groaned inside, expecting some cutsie kid drivel. Boy, was I wrong! This is a profound, insightful, philosophical journey encompassing abandonment, coming of age, and death in a variety of families where things are almost never what they seem. Love the story and the emotional rollercoaster it takes you on. The narrator puts you in the scene and makes you get lost in the story. Definitely a reread and reread it after that.
Good book to refresh during 2 bigger books if you're like me. Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend?
If so, why? Yes, this book is really interesting and is about a girl traveling across country with her grandparents, following the route of the girl's mother, who left the family. The girl is not sure if her mother is dead or alive, and they are all traveling to find out. What was one of the most memorable moments of Walk Two Moons?
The girl's growth and change during the book. How does this one compare? If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Thirteen-year-old Salamanca wants to find her mother - will she be dead or alive? Salamanca rides from Ohio to Idaho with her odd grandparents to find out, and along the way experiences love, loss, and a coming-of age.
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Any additional comments? Great book for middle school students. The main character in Walk Too Moons is original and surprising, as is the storytelling. Well-deserving of its Newberry Medal and a wonderful read by actress Hope Davis. Your audiobook is waiting…. Walk Two Moons. By: Sharon Creech. Narrated by: Hope Davis. Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins. Categories: Kids , Ages People who bought this also bought The View from Saturday By: E.
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What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Amazon Reviews. Sort by:. Most Helpful Most Recent. Susan Such a great story wonderfully told I read this book years ago and loved it. Assigned Reading for School My son was assigned this book for school, starting this week. Laura Harper Great book I read this book to my kids years ago on a long car ride to a ski trip. Walk two moons, this was a Beautiful story indeed. KayLou Comire So many feelings!!!!!
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